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Born with It

Born with It

| April 5, 2018

In Born with it, A sheltered African-Japanese boy goes on a search to find out why his skin is darker than his new Japanese classmates.

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Tom

Tom

| April 5, 2018
MICA / 2017 / English / ColorA young man longs for a young woman from afar, despite the accusations of his overbearing mother.
Hui Ying

Hui Ying

| April 5, 2018

A Chinese immigrant named Hui Ying is thrown into an unfamiliar and hostile world. Upon her arrival to California, Hui Ying finds that her husband is dead.

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uNomalanga and the Witch

uNomalanga and the Witch

| April 5, 2018
uNomalanga and her newly-wed husband move to a small village in South Africa. Townspeople warn her to steer clear of her notorious neighbor, the witch who killed her husband. Nonetheless, uNomalanga decides to befriend her neighboor and finds unexpected joy in their newfound friendship.
Vilt Gutt

Vilt Gutt

| April 5, 2018
LMU / 2017 / Norwegian / Colora Norwegian park ranger makes an unexpected discovery in the woods.
The Stalking of Ernest Gorby

The Stalking of Ernest Gorby

| April 5, 2018

The curious Ellen LeBlanc watches Ernest Gorby as he tends to his beloved plants everyday. He is the love of her life, only he doesn’t know she exists.

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Salt

Salt

| April 5, 2018
Eirikur has just moved with his mother from the city to a small fishing village in Iceland. Lonely and bored in this desolate place, Eirikur goes around town hoping to find other kids to hang out with. When Eirikur finally meets a local girl and tries to befriend her, their encounter takes an unsudden turn.
Rosie, Oh

Rosie, Oh

| April 5, 2018

A little girl wanders into her neighbor’s house looking for her lost dog.

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Sweet, Sweet Country

Sweet, Sweet Country

| April 3, 2018
A 20 year-old refugee lives in a small Southern town struggling to support not only herself, but the family she left behind in a Kenyan refugee camp. Her struggle becomes much more difficult when her family literally shows up at her doorstep.
Clean

Clean

| April 3, 2018

James, a young man with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, lives in a small New York City apartment with his overworked mother and younger sister.

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Film School Shorts is made possible by a grant from Maurice Kanbar, celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image, and by the members of KQED.

Film School Shorts is a production of KQED.

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Credits

Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer